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Title Lewis Carper Bridgewater College sheet music and related documents, 1978 - 1981
Catalog Number 16.04.001
Object Name Music, Sheet
Donor The Manassas Museum
Scope & Content Musical scores composed by Manassass, Virginia, Town Treasurer and musician Lewis Carper for Bridgewater College (Bridgewater, Va.) Included are Carper's drafts and handwritten scores for "Ode to Spring," which was performed at Bridgewater College in 1978 and "Anniversary Hymn," which was written for the College's Centennial in 1980. It was first performed at commencement on May 31, 1981. Three letters between Bridgewater College President Wayne F. Geisert and Carper relating to "Anniversary Hymn" and a newspaper clipping "Composer Honored," chronicling the performance of "Anniversary Hymn," are included.
Collection Alexander Mack Memorial Library Special Collections
People Carper, Lewis
Geisert, Wayne F.